Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Saturday June 18, 2016 we were fortunate to have a wonderful group of educators from Los Angeles Unified School District visit us at the Reagan Presidential Library. The event featured continuing education workshops by Kieley Jackson, Coordinator of Secondary History/Social Science Education at LAUSD, and Linda … Continue reading Thanks Los Angeles Unified School District
Category: Professional Development
Looking Towards the 2016 Election: Personal Crisis and Responsibility
The 2016 election is quickly approaching and the question of the age and health of some of the candidates is a topic that is in the spotlight of national discussion. During the conference "When Life Strikes the White House: Death, Scandal, Illness and the Responsibilities of a President,” hosted in-part by the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Karen Kiron gave a talk about President Reagan called "The Benefit of Age, if Wisdom Prevails."
Summer is here! High School Teachers, come out and play at the Reagan Library!
Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Register Here for our Free Summer Situation Room Experience Open Houses for Educators. You can see it on the faces of students and teachers alike... The blank gaze into the distance that could almost be a “thousand yard stare,” were it not for that … Continue reading Summer is here! High School Teachers, come out and play at the Reagan Library!
iCivics: Learning in any place at any time
iCivics in the Classroom and at Home iCivics (formerly Our Courts) is a supplemental resource for educators designed to augment existing classroom curriculum for elementary through high school students.In order to align with the core standards in each state, iCivics is curated by themes such as the Foundations of Government, Politics and Public Policy, and International … Continue reading iCivics: Learning in any place at any time
Situation Room Experience Open Houses
The news flashes across the screen: THE NATION IS IN CRISIS! The tension in the room is palpable as the Secretary of State, the President’s Chief of Staff, the Secretary of Defense, and a collection of nervous aides and officials turn their gaze to you. It’s decision time and the fate of the nation, perhaps … Continue reading Situation Room Experience Open Houses
Film This! Student Summer Program
Educators, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, coaches- if you know of any high school students in Southern California that need fun ways to stay active this summer, send them to the Reagan Library in Simi Valley! Every year we host two separate one-week Film This! workshops which give students the opportunity to create and edit a … Continue reading Film This! Student Summer Program
Free Workshops for Educators This Summer
We all know that teachers do not truly take the summer off. Between preparing curricula, lesson plans, syllabi, and classrooms we know you stay busy. However, the Reagan Library hopes you can squeeze in a day or two to come visit us in Simi Valley, California for some free workshops we have over the summer. … Continue reading Free Workshops for Educators This Summer
...your classroom could like this? Well, here at the Reagan Library, it can. What you see pictured here is a test group for a brand new "Situation Room Experience" set to open at the Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush Presidential Libraries in September, 2016. Attending students will take on the roles of members of … Continue reading What If…..